Death To Lutherans

Got your attention, didn’t I.  After this week’s horrific events in Charlottesville, VA, I’ve been seeing posts on Facebook and Twitter saying that the counter-protesters are as much to blame as the neo-nazis, white supremacists, and fascists in attendance. Yes, there was a valid permit to march.  And yes, there were counter protesters that fought…
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Why A Dog Park Is Important

I recently read a letter in the the Detroit Lakes paper from a couple that bemoaned the fact that the city was (finally) going to build a dog park.  They didn’t like the park near them, and didn’t want to drive or walk to the city park so that their kids could play ball. So let…
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No Judgement Here

Animal rescue is stressful.  It’s full of long days, with joy sprinkled in among the heartbreak.  Sometimes, no matter what you do, you can’t save that precious life.  Sometimes you can, but your Facebook feed is full of comments about how everyone else would do it differently.  Or with judgment on the humans that caused…
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Woof You Be Mine?: Local Animal Shelter Residents Have Lots Of Love To Give | Detroit Lakes Online

Source: Woof you be mine?: Local animal shelter residents have lots of love to give | Detroit Lakes Online I was interviewed by the Detroit Lakes Forum last weekend about volunteering and animal adoption.  Meagan did a great job on the article, which highlights the need for volunteers as well as potential adopters. The kitten…
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Dear New Employee Trump

Dear new employee, Your 322,762,018 bosses welcome you and wish you well on your challenging new job.  Let me introduce you to those who you work for. Half of us are women.  Please remember that more than 3 times the number of people that showed up to celebrate your first day came out to tell you that…
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